Number of 10- to 17-year-olds in care proceedings doubles over last decade

Joe Lepper
Thursday, October 7, 2021

The number of older children and teenagers involved in care proceedings in England has more than doubled over the last 10 years, analysis has found.

Teenagers involved in care proceedings are at greater risk of child criminal exploitation, researchers warn. Picture: Adobe Stock
Teenagers involved in care proceedings are at greater risk of child criminal exploitation, researchers warn. Picture: Adobe Stock

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